e-Forex Magazine July 2002

e-Forex Magazine July 2002

e-Forex Jul 2002 - FX - The Wild West of Capitalism? Trading Forex & Money Markets via the Internet. Legal Issues and Patent related issues. What threats to FX eCommerce?

 

ProTrader2 - bringing a fresh perspective to the fast evolving FX market

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Lars Holst, CEO of CFH Markets, talks about how the FX market is evolving and in what ways the new ProTrader 2 platform has been designed to improve the overall trading experience for the company’s clients....show more

Why controlling your entire margin trading chain should be a top priority

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Banks and brokerages to benefit from Gold-i enhancements

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Latest developments from Gold-i, a global market leader in trading systems integration, ensure that its flagship product, the Gold-i Gate Bridge, remains at the forefront of the trading technology industry. Tom Higgins, Gold-i’s CEO explains the key features and benefits of Gold-i’s latest upgrade, Version 258....show more

 

Smooth Operations: Outsourcing IT can help brokers to run MT4 more efficiently

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Managing a MetaTrader environment is highly complex. It involves specialist knowledge to ensure that systems run smoothly at all times, even when you’ve left the office. From system updates and monitoring trade activity to ensuring there is sufficient memory, storage and bandwidth, it can also be very time consuming. ...show more

 

Selecting an additional platform to MT4

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According to recent research, around two thirds of brokers using MetaTrader4 either currently have a second platform or are considering using an alternative trading platform this year....show more

 

CFH Clearing: A Prime Broker on the rise

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With its strong heritage, tailor-made liquidity, innovative technology and growing global client base, CFH Clearing is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading Prime of Prime solutions providers. Lars Holst, CEO of CFH Clearing, talks to e-Forex about market developments, the company’s growth and future plans. ...show more

 

TradingFloor.com exploring the untapped potential of social trading

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With Rune Bech, chief digital and communications officer at Saxo Bank...show more

 

Global growth at CFH Clearing: With clear benefits for banks & brokers worldwide

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With recent record sales, new team members and new office locations, CFH Clearing continues to experience significant growth. According to Global Head of Sales, Paul Jackson, “Business is strong because we have a compelling offering – in terms of technology and liquidity – for clients across the globe. Organisations who have found it difficult to secure a Prime Broker are seeing the benefits of working with us to access institutional liquidity and this has contributed to major growth for CFH Clearing and CFH Systems over the last year.”...show more

Strategies’ backtesting is what differentiates amateurs from professional traders

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Each trader requires three crucial factors in order to succeed on the Forex market....show more

 

CFH: A responsible approach to Risk Management

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Paul Jackson, Global Head of Sales, CFH Clearing answers our questions about recent changes in brokers’ attitudes, particularly towards risk management. He explains how CFH has responded to market changes in order to provide institutional clients worldwide with an unparalleled end-to-end trading solution and award winning liquidity....show more

 

2017 - A big year for Stater Global Markets

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Ramy Soliman, CEO, Stater Global Markets has ambitious plans for the FCA regulated Prime of Prime brokerage in 2017. He explains to e-Forex how he is building on his experience in senior roles at Citi, IG and Integral to create a growing global business. ...show more

 

CFH positions itself to become number one B2B provider in the retail FX industry

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Having entered into an agreement to sell its business to Playtech for up-to 120m USD, CFH is being transformed into one of the biggest B2B organisations in the retail FX industry in terms of capital and balance sheet. Christian Frahm, Founder and CEO of CFH Group talks to e-Forex about the advantages of the acquisition for its institutional clients worldwide and CFH’s future plans....show more

 

Gold-i launches MetaTrader 5 product portfolio

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2017 is the year that MetaTrader 5 will take off, according to Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i. As interest in the platform grows from brokers worldwide, Gold-i has made a significant investment in adapting its award-winning MT4 products for MT5. The Gold-i MT5 Gateway and MAM Pro for MT5 are already available, with other Gold-i products for MT5 such as a Coverage Plug-in, Risk DB and Visual Edge – Gold-i’s powerful risk management and business intelligence software – currently in development....show more

 

IS Prime: Delivering a premier service to retail brokers

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IS Prime has experienced rapid growth since launching as an institutional Prime of Prime brokerage just over two years ago. The firm’s investment in its people and technology has resulted in an impressive global client base and a compelling offering for the market. e-Forex talks to IS Prime’s Managing Partner, Jonathan Brewer to find out more...show more

 

Top tips on gaining traction in Asia

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Since working for CFH Systems in Hong Kong, James Dewdney, Institutional Sales, has gained an insight into the opportunities for businesses in the industry wishing to grow in Asia. Here he shares some thoughts with e-Forex...show more

 

MT5 on the rise

Ask Tom

Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i has created a multi award-winning technology company renowned amongst retail brokers worldwide for its MT4 expertise. With a wide portfolio of innovative software products which help brokers using MetaTrader to more make more money, cut costs and reduce risk, Gold-i has helped over 150 brokers across the globe to enhance their operations and differentiate from competitors. In the next in our series of Ask Tom articles, Tom gives his views on the anticipated surge in MT5 and highlights the latest technology which will result in significant uptake of MT5 amongst retail brokers across the globe....show more

 

Why are Business Intelligence tools so key for brokers?

Ask Tom

Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i has created a multi award-winning Fintech company, renowned amongst retail brokers worldwide for its market-leading software which helps brokers using MetaTrader to make more money, cut costs, reduce risk and differentiate from competitors. In the next in our series of Ask Tom articles, Tom answers questions about business intelligence tools. With only 20% of MT4 brokers currently using such tools, he believes the majority of brokers are missing a trick on simple ways to make more money. ...show more

 

Currency trading on exchanges - the value proposition strengthens

FX on Exchanges

With reports that the global FX market is slowly shrinking, Frances Faulds looks at how currency trading on the world’s exchanges is faring up and looking to grow....show more

 

360T echoes shift to exchanges

FX on Exchanges

360 Trading Networks, acquired by Deutsche Börse Group last year, has been working closely for some months with Eurex Exchange to improve and expand its listed FX derivatives products....show more

 

FX on Exchanges - product offerings build momentum

FX on Exchanges

With the uncleared margining rules coming into force, the global derivatives exchanges are stepping up to the mark with new FX derivatives products to entice the FX market. Frances Faulds looks at what’s in store from more customisable products to new currency derivatives....show more

 

ActForex: Treading the path to business success in FX

Technology Provider Profile

The independent trading platform provider, ActForex, started business in 1998, which was before e-Forex was launched. As the company now has traders in over 100 countries using its products, we asked CEO Ilya Sorokin to tell us more about the secret of their success....show more

 

smartTrade Technologies - A pioneer in the creation of disruptive cross - asset class electronic trading technologies

Technology Provider Profile

e-Forex talks with David Vincent, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of smartTrade Technologies....show more

 

2011 Social Forex Awards

Awards

Roger Aitken reviews the ‘2011 Social Forex Awards’ held this February in central London – which were the first of their kind....show more

 

Tradertalk

Tradertalk

With John. W. Holsinger, winner of the 2006 Robbins World Cup trading championship, FX division....show more

 

With Giovanni Pozzi, CEO of JW Partners

Tradertalk

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Sticking to what works with currencies

Tradertalk

e-Forex talks with Philippe Bonnefoy, co-founder of Eleuthera Capital AG...show more

 

RTFX and RTFT. A successful partnership centred around investment expertise and innovative financial engineering

Tradertalk

In 2009, the business of the Swiss retail broker, Realtime Forex SA, was divided into an investment services licensed company, RTFX Ltd and its sister company RTFX Fund Management Ltd (both RTFX) and a technology services company, Realtime Financial Technologies SA (RTFT SA). e-Forex talks with Francesco Scotto, Senior Executive Officer at RTFX Fund Management Ltd, which is a specialised investment manager focused around FX, and Frederic Gay and Thierry Glauser, co-founders of RTFT SA, the trading technology provider to RTFX....show more

 

The changing needs of the retail equity investor:the emerging importance of FX research in investment decisions

Log-Off

Shane Smith talks about the changing needs of the retail equity investor and the emerging importance of FX research in investment decisions....show more

 

with Joe Norena Managing Director, Head of Global Liquidity Services at Deutsche Bank

e-Forex Interview

Joe Norena Managing Director, Head of Global Liquidity Services, Deutsche Bank...show more

 

With Tom Roche, Managing Director, Global Head of eCommerce & Agency Treasury Services, The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Markets

e-Forex Interview

With Tom Roche, Managing Director, Global Head of eCommerce & Agency Treasury Services, The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Markets...show more

 

With Niels van Daatselaar, head of e-Commerce, Global Financial Markets, Rabobank International.

e-Forex Interview

Niels van Daatselaar Head of e-Commerce, Global Financial Markets, Rabobank International....show more

 

Committed to maintaining a balanced ecology for all traders

e-Forex Interview

e-Forex talks with Jeff Ward, Global Head of FX Sales at ICAP Electronic Broking....show more

 

With Alain Broyon, CEO of Dukascopy Bank. Forex Hub, technology provider and media phenomena

e-Forex Interview

Dukascopy Bank may be a Swiss bank but its approach to its foreign exchange brokerage business is anything but conservative. The Geneva based company began life in 1998 as a software project launched by a physicist, Dr Andre Duka. This meant that technology was part of the firm’s DNA from the outset and, as we shall hear from its CEO Alain Broyon, it has remained at the cutting edge of new ideas and innovations....show more

 

London Capital Group – building success upon a new strategic focus

e-Forex Interview

e-Forex talks with Charles Henri-Sabet, CEO of London Capital Group (LCG)...show more

 

GTX: The Electronic-Voice Hybrid that delivers a full service offering

e-Forex Interview

e-Forex talks with Vincent Sangiovanni, CEO of GTX, the institutional arm of GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc....show more

 

oneZero - The award-winning software provider that is helping to bridge the FX technology gap

e-Forex Interview

e-Forex talks with Andrew Ralich, co-founder and CEO of oneZero Financial Systems (oneZero), a leading developer of institutional software solutions for the foreign exchange, commodities, and futures markets....show more

 

Alpha - the boutique broker with a focus on partnerships

e-Forex Interview

e-Forex talks with Muhammad Rasoul, CEO of Alpha which specializes in providing customized execution, risk management, and liquidity to financial institutions operating in the retail OTC market. The company also provides bespoke execution services to professional clients. ...show more

 

FXSpotStream: The zero-cost to taker utility operator

e-Forex Interview

FXSpotStream a subsidiary of LiquidityMatch, is the bank owned consortium operating as a market utility which was formed in 2011. e-Forex talks to their Co-founder & CEO Alan F. Schwarz, about the company’s continued rapid growth and product roadmap....show more

 

Boston Prime: bringing innovation to liquidity connectivity

In the chair

e-Forex talks with David Hastings, CEO of Boston Prime, an innovative liquidity connector which provides institutional-grade liquidity for FX market participants....show more

 

Managing a team of committed professionals

In the chair

With Abdelrahman Alimari, Managing Director of CommexFX, a fully regulated award-winning STP/ECN Forex Broker ...show more

Harnessing the power of Harmonic Trading to improve your FX trading potential

Traders Workshop

My journey in harmonics came from a background of using Fibonacci Retracements and Extensions for the better part of two decades. It was a natural curiosity that led me to study “Fibonacci Patterns” since harmonic trading uses price patterns and Fibonacci ratios to project reversal levels (think support and resistance) in the markets....show more

 

ThinkForex – matching high speed trade execution with dedicated client support.

Broker Study

e-Forex talks with Moses Virella, Marketing Director at ThinkForex, about the firms range of online trading services and plans for business development....show more

 

Charterprime - Striving to provide an exceptional trading experience

Broker Profile

Charterprime represents one of the fastest growing, best resourced names you have perhaps never heard of in the Forex scene. With sales and operations offices spread out over the globe, including in Australia, New Zealand, China, Malaysia and Los Angeles, the STP-only player has significant financial backing as well as strong corporate relationships – they have just signed a strategic partnership with the Tune Group, which counts AirAsia, the successful Asian budget airline amongst its many subsidiaries....show more

 

Latency and FX – Why it still matters

Expert Opinion

In every industry, there is always a milestone moment when network latency decreases in importance and is replaced by other IT purchasing considerations – for example, network reliability, overall cost, risk management or security. ...show more

 

How to transform your business into a fully automated trading company

Expert Opinion

The traditional approach to quantitative trading involves using tools like Excel, MatLab and Bloomberg to perform development and back-testing, while using proprietary software code for live trading of strategies. But this model is highly inefficient and difficult to maintain – for example, when making changes to trading logic....show more

 

A new market model - FX Futures and Clearing to be unavoidable in 2017

Expert Opinion

We are now nearly seven years into the three-year market reformation project kicked off by the G20 in Pittsburgh 2009, but we are still some way from our end-state....show more

 

The importance of maintaining a time-series database of quotes, orders and trade executions

Expert Opinion

There has been significant growth in the use of algos for executing forex orders. There has also been a proliferation of execution venues (banks, ECNs, non-bank trading). As such, forex traders face a bewildering set of choices of where and how to execute. Given the dynamic nature of the forex market, any choices need to be constantly re-evaluated and changed objectively. ...show more

 

The Future of FX

Expert Opinion

Will the FX market move on-exchange? A question often asked to panels at FX conferences, seemingly with the expectation of a binary answer. It’s a strange one though, as either a yes or no answer would have to ignore all of the individual drivers for the FX activity in question as well as the types of participants involved....show more

 

Effectively addressing the Communications and Connectivity Challenges of Financial Market participants

Expert Opinion

Connectivity is critical for capital market participants – but that’s nothing new. The fi nancial markets industry has been talking about the importance of connectivity for data and voice communications for quite some time. What is new is that fi nancial fi rms worldwide are increasingly being encouraged to address their communications not only to meet upcoming regulations, such as MiFID II, but also to adopt new paradigms, and get closer to clients, so that they can source liquidity more easily. ...show more

 

High frequency automated FX trading

Retail Forex Client

The concept of automated trading has attracted rapidly growing interest in recent years. Andy Webb looks at a key focus for this growing interest which is high frequency autotrading....show more

 

Retail Market Overview: China – More than a numbers game

Retail Forex Client

Steven Petillo evaluates the potential for the retail foreign exchange market in China and what’s shaping the electronic trading landscape in the country....show more

Adding a new dimension to measuring FX autotrading performance

Retail Forex Client

Greg Hay outlines how clients can now be provided with verified trading results taken from live accounts, to reduce the confusion facing Retail FX Traders when selecting trading systems to add to their portfolio....show more

 

MAP Regional Study - Cyprus: S.Platis – A driving force of FX Registration

Retail Forex Client

MAP S.Platis is an independent Cyprus-based centre of excellence in the support of financial institutions operating or wishing to operate in the European Union. The company is the leader in the field of registration of Banks and Investment Firms (IFs), including foreign exchange (FX) brokers and market makers in the European Union. The Managing Director, Dr. Stelios Platis, talks to e-Forex about the activities of the company and particularly its core, Financial Services Advisory (FSA), division....show more

 

Profile: Windsor Brokers - motivated to be an e-FX pioneer

Retail Forex Client

Windsor Brokers is a leading Cyprus-based investment firm that was established in 1988. The company provides a wide range of financial products such as Forex, Futures, Precious Metals, Indices, CFDs and Energies. Johny Abuaitah is Managing Director of the company and talks to e-Forex about its products and services and plans for future growth. ...show more

 

Tadawul FX Placing a premium on integrity

Retail Forex Client

e-Forex talks to Ramzi Chamat, CEO of Tadawul FX Ltd, a leading Swiss forex broker who recently relocated their headquarters to Cyprus....show more

 

New Release: MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform

Retail Forex Client

e-Forex has an exclusive interview with Alexander Saidullin, lead programmer of the new MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform...show more

 

Rules-based trading in Retail FX: getting the robots to do all the work

Retail Forex Client

There was a time when people dreamed of tomorrow’s world; a place where robots did all the work and humans sat around, directing operations and getting fat. For traders in electronic foreign exchange trading, that day is here. Rules-based trading in retail FX is now a robot-friendly zone. Heather McLean takes a look at what the major pundits in this industry have to say about the decision kick back and letting R2-D2 and C3PO take over....show more

 

Staying ahead of the pack - gaining exposure to Forex CFDs

Retail Forex Client

Contracts For Difference (CFD) trading is a vehicle that has been designed to enable investors to open either a long or short position in a synthetic contract that moves in line with the underlying security. The ability to use leverage affords the investor the opportunity to carry out trades using only a fraction of the underlying contract value. Heather McLean looks at what makes CFD trading an extremely attractive way of gaining significant exposure to securities such as FX, without the traditional obligation to fund the entire contract value. ...show more

 

Hotspot FX Private Label

Product Launch

e-Forex talks with John Miesner, Managing Director and Head of Sales at Hotspot FX, about the launch of Hotspot FX Private Label....show more

 

MBTFX – offering more direct access to multiple liquidity providers

Product Launch

MB Trading recently launched MBTFX, a proprietary Electronic Xrossing Network (EXN) router. We asked CEO Ross Ditlove to tell us more about this product and the benefits of a more transparent FX pricing environment....show more

 

Gold-i Matrix 2.0 Make more money and reduce risk

Product Launch

Gold-i’s CEO, Tom Higgins describes Matrix 2.0 as the most significant Gold-i product since the inception of the company. With an investment of almost £1million to bring Gold-i’s new liquidity management tool to market, Tom explains why Matrix 2.0 is such a game changer for the world leader in trading systems integration and how it will help brokers and banks worldwide to make more money and reduce risk....show more

IPC’s new FX Hub benefits customers

Product Launch

IPC recently launched its FX Hub, a low latency, co-located performance solution engineered to address the industry’s most complex trading challenges....show more

ADS Securities LLC launches Prime-of-Prime offering

Product Launch

Tighter regulation, reduced risk appetite and the decline in the number of Prime Brokers (PBs) are affecting growth in the global FX market, according to ADS Securities. An estimated 25 per cent drop in available FX trading lines is leading to wider spreads, higher prices and increased foreign currency exposure for many participants. ...show more

 

Retail FX ECNs - helping traders achieve more effective strategy implementation

Retail e-FX Client

Nicholas Pratt examines what benefits traders can get from dealing with brokers who take a hybrid approach to trade execution by offering both traditional Dealing Desk and and Non Dealing Desk facilities and he looks at what factors should determine whether a retail forex trader should transition to an ECN Broker and the issues that might influence their choice of platform provider....show more

 

Social Investing - reshaping the face of Retail FX

Retail e-FX Client

At home in the spare room, all alone, day in, day out. That can be the lonely life of the retail trader. Or rather, that is what has been the lonely life of the retail trader until recently. As Heather McLean discovers, things are changing now with the rapid growth of social investment trading platforms, also known as copy and mirror trading networks, which are becoming ever more popular as they connect individuals from around the world in a hub of virtual social activity that relieves the feeling of isolation. ...show more

 

FX Technology Forum: Delivering electronic FX trading channels to key Emerging Markets

Forum

With Wall Street Systems, Charles River Development, Eurobase International and Cognotec....show more

 

Forget G10 – arise the EM10 EMFX London – May 20th 2014

Recent Events

May saw the 3rd instalment of the EMFX conference this year with a whole day dedicated to emerging markets, technology and people....show more

 

Has HMS EMFX left NYC? EMFX Conference New York City May 6th 2014

Recent Events

The Inaugural EMFX NYC conference was held in the Big Apple this May to bring together market professionals to discuss relevant issues surrounding both the local latam and emerging markets at large. ...show more

The search for good Mexican food Profit & Loss Conference Mexico April 2014 Mexico City

Recent Events

Someone once told me that if you want good Mexican food you need Mexicans. It’s not the same without them. With regulation front and center at PnL Mexico this year. Re-shaping market best practices, Mexico City (along with Toronto and San Paolo) are shaping up to be strategic cities for the America time zone. Its no surprise then that MXN is the 8th most traded currency pair....show more

 

The rise of the elephant

Recent Events

<strong>India Investor Summit - London Stock Exchange - January 2016<br></strong> In January this year, I was invited to attend the India Investor Summit, which focused on economic developments undertaken by the Indian government since its election in 2014. Whilst, commodities are at the centre of the fall in global markets, not all commodity-pegged countries are sharing the same experience, with India bucking the trend. ...show more

 

2016 EMEA Trading Conference

Recent Events

<strong>3rd March 2016 - Old Billingsgate, London</strong><br> The EMEA Trading Conference has become Europe’s largest one day trading event. Now in its eighth year, the conference is noted for its high quality speakers, relevant issues under debate and the significant networking opportunities it presents to the region’s trading community....show more

 

AFME’s 11th Annual European Fixed Income and FX Market Liquidity Conference

Recent Events

<strong>Thursday 25 February 2016 St. Paul’s, London</strong><br> In a hospital pass during the panel about China I was asked what I thought about BREXIT? (At time of writing the decision had not come through) I said that as a New Zealander I was perhaps not qualified to answer that question on behalf of the British people but seeing as Immigration had, at the time become one of the main issues then perhaps I was fully qualified to answer that question....show more

India’s Economy – The road ahead

Recent Events

<strong>Advisory Council for India - City of London – May 2016</strong><br> In the midst of Brexit, the City of London Advisory Council and the High Commission of India invited me to a panel discussion providing an update on the economic reforms taking place in India. Since the start of 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promoted the phrase ‘reform to transform India’, further committing to his government’s plans for rapid economic growth....show more

 

SIBOS

Recent Events

Latest developments in the FX Markets: The impact of current regulation and insights into future market evolution. 26th-29th September 2016...show more

 

Mondo Visone’s Exchange Forum

Recent Events

Recently R5FX took part in a great panel entitled “The Changing FX Marketplace” at Mondo Visone’s Exchange Forum in London. The main question asked was whether the FX market would move from being mainly OTC to being traded on exchange. This is in light of increased global regulation, calls for better transparency and the increasing cost of credit. London, 10th November 2016...show more

 

The London Summit

Recent Events

Organized as usual by the Finance Magnates team, the London Summit took place from 14th November to the 15th November 2016 at the Brewery in London, United Kingdom. ...show more

 

International Beach Volley Ball wins

Recent Events

Ipanema is certainly the best place in the world to play Beach Volley Ball. That can’t be argued – but are Brazilians missing out by only really playing with each other?...show more

 

FX traders see sunshine through the Cloud

Networks, Hosting and Connectivity

Dan Barnes discovers how high availability, improved tolerance and increased scalability are leading FX traders to place more confidence in the Cloud....show more

 

Resilience, Redundancy, Flexibility and Capacity: Can the Managed Service model meet the future needs of FX?

Networks, Hosting and Connectivity

Dan Barnes explores some of the operational and cost benefits of the Managed Service model for both sell-side and buy-side FX trading firms and how it can specifically help them with their trade lifecycle operations....show more

 

Intelligent Services via Intelligent Networks - Moving FX trading, collaboration and communication to a higher level

Networks, Hosting and Connectivity

Dan Barnes explores why getting a network provider who can offer intelligent services may create better opportunities, fewer risks and more efficient trading....show more

 

Cost, availability, performance, security - stacking up the benefits of Managed Network and Hosting services in FX

Networks, Hosting and Connectivity

Dan Barnes sets out to discover more about how players across the FX trading spectrum can benefit from Managed Network and Managed Hosting services....show more

 

CoreVG - helping to amplify market making profits.

Retail e-FX Provider

Varengold, the German investment bank, has recently launched an enhanced flow and risk management tool - CoreVG for brokers that enables them to amplify and leverage their market making profits. The company’s CEO Yasin Sebastian Qureshi, tells e-Forex more about this product and the growth of the firms institutional offerings....show more

 

White Labelling taking the fast track to capturing new business opportunities in FX

Retail e-FX Provider

Heather McLean examines what factors should influence a financial institution or brokers choice of FX White Label (WL) solution and strategic licensing partner to work with and in what ways WL partnerships can help trading firms to grow their market share and take advantage of fast evolving regional business growth opportunities in FX. ...show more

 

AxiTrader - a perfect partner to get your clients trading

Retail e-FX Provider

e-Forex talks with Matt McIntyre, Partners Manager at AxiCorp Financial Services Pty Ltd, about the company’s institutional offering....show more

 

The role of single-bank FX systems in the evolution of online FX trading.

Viewpoint

Richard Estes outlines why he believes the continued success of single bank trading systems is playing a strategic role in the growth of online FX....show more

 

Aggregation of portal & single bank liquidity

Viewpoint

David Ogg discusses how the aggregation of portal and single bank liquidity will provide a new paradign for improving eFX....show more

Today's FX Market demands advanced technology

Viewpoint

The forex market has been changing rapidly, with the emergence of FX as a legitimate asset class for financial investment and speculation, the rapid growth of electronic marketplaces, and more recently, the introduction of algorithmic trading. These trends have pushed the technology curve, demanding more sophisticated tools to optimize results....show more

 

Triple A Rated - Adoption, Adherence, Advantages – assessing the practical implications of the FX Global Code

Viewpoint

With David Puth, Chief Executive Officer, CLS and Tod Van Name, Global Head of Foreign Exchange (FXGO) and Commodities (CMET) electronic trading at Bloomberg LP....show more

 

Countdown to MiFID – are you compliant?

Standards

Chris Pickles examines compliance and other issues as we approach the run-up to the implementation of the directive later this year....show more

 

Online Product and Service Differentiation.With UBS, Bank of America, Handelsbanken and Deutsche Bank.

e-Forex Roundtable

The key to client acquisition and satisfaction 4 major FX providers discuss the key questions....show more

 

FX Mythbusters: Defending the value proposition of Single-Dealer Platforms

FX Mythbusters

Patrick Myles, Chief Technology Officer at Caplin Systems answers some questions on the subject of Single Dealer Platforms....show more

 

Are spreads the key criteria when selecting a Liquidity Provider?

FX Mythbusters

According to Paul Groves, Sales Director at CFH Clearing, retail brokers can often be unaware as to how best to select a Liquidity Provider. They focus on spreads as their key driver without always considering other priorities such as depth of market, quantity available at the Top of Book (TOB), commission, service levels, speed of execution, order handling and rejections. In our Mythbusters feature about liquidity, he identifies the top misconceptions he believes are most commonly experienced by brokers worldwide....show more

 

Filling the banking gap with a new wave of FX prime broker and credit intermediary

FX Brokerage Operations

Nicholas Pratt examines how a new breed of FX credit intermediaries and prime of prime brokers are able to fill the void left by banks who are responding to the impact of the tightened credit environment by reconsidering their engagement with hedge funds, prop trading firms and retail aggregators, making it harder for these firms to access interbank markets...show more

 

Brokerage technology: acquiring the right systems for moving up the retail e-FX value chain

FX Brokerage Operations

With retail investors being one of the fastest growing groups of FX traders, brokers are rapidly having to expand their range of products and services to keep pace. Yet, as Heather McLean reports, many issues need to be addressed in order to ensure that they acquire the right technology platforms for their businesses which will enable them to grow and eventually move up the retail e-FX value chain....show more

 

Liquidity, platforms and technology – greasing the wheels for more efficient CFD trading

FX Brokerage Operations

Increasing numbers of institutional firms and FX brokers are looking to trade and expand their product range with contracts for difference (CFDs), as they are now a mainstream product with genuine appeal. Yet, as Heather McLean discovers, CFDs pose interesting challenges that need to be addressed....show more

 

Broker In A Box: Hype or a faster way to bring your business to market?

FX Brokerage Operations

Is a Broker In A Box solution the ideal way to establish and grow a successful FX and CFD brokerage? Simon Blackledge, Director, itexsys, guides us through the opportunities and obstacles created by opting for a ‘one stop shop’ set up....show more

 

The Coronation of MetaTrader 5: Will it be crowned the FX Platform of choice?

FX Brokerage Operations

MetaQuotes fifth generation trading platform, MetaTrader 5 (MT5), launched in 2011. Despite muted initial adoption, the platform is finally catching the interest of the forex market and interest is growing at a rapid pace. Nicola Tavendale investigate...show more

 

More tailored and personalised - FX White Labelling completes a startling metamorphosis

FX Brokerage Operations

White labelled electronic foreign exchange products used to be all about speed to market. One simply had to pick a box, plug it in, and start trading. Now however, there has been something of a revolution in the white labelling market and as Heather McLean reports, it is no longer focused on a one size fits all approach, but on personalisation, customisation, and flexibility....show more

 

Prime of Primes - Bridging the gap between the retail and institutional FX markets

FX Brokerage Operations

As Prime of Primes continue to fill the gap left by prime brokers withdrawal from parts of the FX market, Nicholas Pratt examines whether the PoP model can endure in the long-term and truly act as the bridge between the retail and institutional FX markets....show more

 

Mitigating threats – new tools and strategies for managing risk in retail FX brokerage

FX Brokerage Operations

Once viewed as only an institutional concern, the rising prominence of risk management in retail FX highlights the seismic changes taking place in the market as a whole. But how can brokers and technology providers tailor their solutions to the specific needs and unique demands of this sector? Nicola Tavendale writes. ...show more

 

Partners of choice - Exceeding customer expectations in FX White Labelling

FX Brokerage Operations

The rise of new technologies, multiasset class trading and growing sophistication of the markets has led to fundamental changes to the traditional FX white label model. But how has it evolved to meet the needs of today’s markets and what does the future hold for this lucrative sector? Nicola Tavendale writes....show more

 

From conflict to collaboration - how client relationships are changing across the e-FX trading environment

Debate

With Ty Danco, CEO of Buyside FX, Alan F. Schwarz, CEO of FXSpotStream, David Vincent, CEO of smartTrade Technologies and Justyn Trenner, Global of Head of Liquidity Optimization at EBS....show more

The race to zero and beyond: harnessing the benefits of Microwave technology for high speed precision in FX trading

Technology

e-Forex talks to Dr Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom and Jay Lawrence, CEO of NexxCom Wireless about the application of Microwave communications technology in the FX trading environment....show more

 

Seizing the opportunities of new disruptive technologies in FX

Technology

Dan Barnes explores the nature of some of the so called “disruptive technologies” and where competitive advantages may lie for FX firms who are first to seize the opportunities that these can deliver....show more

 

Mobile trading and banking apps - leveraging the power of compelling new FX e-distribution channels

Technology

Heather McLean explores how mobile communication technologies can assist FX market participants ranging from banks to retail FX brokers to differentiate their offerings and achieve competitive advantages....show more

 

The art of app creation

Technology

SwipeStox was founded by what it describes as, “passionate entrepreneurs and finance geeks”. The business is focused on creating the most transparent social trading community platform worldwide, using collective wisdom by joining together communities of traders who swap tips, influence each other, copy trades and interact socially. The SwipeStox trading app runs on all devices. Users can trade on their laptop, from a terminal, or a mobile phone while on the go. Here, founder and CEO at SwipeStox, Benjamin Bilski, talks with e-Forex about the app....show more

 

APIs – the key to unlocking the real power of electronic FX

Technology

APIs, or application program interfaces, were not made for the foreign exchange market but it seems as if they should have been, reports Nicholas Hastings....show more

 

Currency Management – A Paradigm Shift.

Case Study

Who provides the best FX execution? Christopher Cruden from Tamiso, the New York based Currency Manager outlines how a “strategic alliance” has led them to some interesting answers....show more

 

TTL – A case study in eFX development.

Case Study

Peter Moss describes the lessons that were learned from the experience of Tullet & Tokyo Liberty plc in developing their e-commerce, hybrid and electronic broking solutions....show more

 

Refco: using Currenex to meet the demands of an extensive customer base.

Case Study

Refco: using Currenex to meet the demands of an extensive customer base....show more

 

e-Forex Case Study : The Trader Notification System

Case Study

A technology to bring voice brokers in the FX arena into the 21st century...show more

 

Trading from a chart with Trade Companion and BGC

Case Study

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Bunzl

Case Study

Bunzl is a FTSE 100 UK company with operations spanning the Americas, Europe and Australasia. The company has partnered with both customers and suppliers in providing outsourcing solutions and service oriented distribution. It supplies a broad range of internationally sourced products that are everyday essentials for its' customers to operate their businesses. Bunzl's revenue in 2008 was &pound;4.2bn with operating profit of &pound;245m. The company has around 13,000 employees worldwide and operates a centralised treasury department which acts as an in-house bank and is comprised of four people. The department carries out transaction hedging on behalf of subsidiaries and generally manages the foreign exchange and banking relationships of the Group. e-Forex talks to John Chamberlain, Treasury Manager in their treasury department....show more

 

Data: threatening to derail the Algo FX bandwagon?

Algorithmic FX Trading

With Justyn Trenner, Jim O’Hagan, Yaacov Heidingsfeld and Dmitry Bourtov....show more

 

Addressing the challenges of Algorithmic FX trading

Algorithmic FX Trading

With UBS, Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse....show more

 

Utilising FX algorithms to enable smart order routing

Algorithmic FX Trading

With Andrew Yao...show more

 

Identifying the optimal combination of FX algorithms

Algorithmic FX Trading

The decision on whether or not to use FX algorithms is an easy one to make in today's market, however deciding which ones to use is a more difficult choice. For example, is it better to deploy an off-the-shelf algorithm or a customised solution? How much tailoring can be done with an off-the-shelf solution and how much work on the clients' side does customisation involve? Nick Pratt examines some of the key issues....show more

 

Leveraging Smart Order Routing for Best Execution in FX

Algorithmic FX Trading

In the electronic trading FX world, every application has its role. Aggregation tools are responsible for presenting a consolidated view of the market's far-flung liquidity. And the algorithms are the mathematical means by which traders can automate their increasingly sophisticated execution strategies. In between these two processes sits the smart order router (SOR) and its job is to direct the algorithms to the various liquidity sources collected by the aggregator....show more

 

FX sell-side perspectives on high frequency trading

Algorithmic FX Trading

Irene Aldridge discusses the mechanics, pros, cons and the implementation challenges of several key sell- side high-frequency strategies which can be applied to many securities, including FX....show more

 

Buying on Rumour and Selling on Fact: Twitter News Comes to Algo FX

Algorithmic FX Trading

Twitter, the social networking site, is fast catching on as a source of news for FX traders and other market participants, who can now feed 'tweets' into their algorithms in real-time to assist in making trading decisions. Roger Aitken explores....show more

 

Which, When and Why taking a more informed approach to algorithmic FX trading

Algorithmic FX Trading

William Essex sets out to explore why choosing the most appropriate FX algorithm for their own specific needs can sometimes be a complex undertaking for many buyside firms who may be new to the benefits and applications of using algorithms....show more

 

Best Execution in FX - do Algos have a role to play?

Algorithmic FX Trading

The use of execution algorithms in the currency markets has increased significantly over recent years and it would appear that this trend is set to continue for the foreseeable future. In this article Pete Eggleston, Co-Founder of BestX Ltd explores the potential benefits and pitfalls of using algorithms within an execution process....show more

 

Acting on a micro level: How FX algorithms are meeting the need for increasing control over FX order execution

Algorithmic FX Trading

FX algo take-up is going strong as adopters get comfortable taking on market risk, resulting in a shake-up of the traditional order. Anna Reitman reports....show more

 

Taking a more systematic approach to FX algo selection

Algorithmic FX Trading

As firms increasingly access electronic execution for FX, the right decisions for deploying and selecting algorithms are, as Anna Reitman discovers, a combination of getting knowledgeable about market technologies and tapping into the lessons of traditional wisdom. ...show more

 

Harnessing the full power of algorithmic FX trading strategies

Algorithmic FX Trading

Anna Reitman looks at why trading firms and investors should look to deploy FX algorithms as a means to make their FX execution more efficient....show more

 

Spotlight - The new FX trading guidelines from two leading Australian industry associations.

Spotlight

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FASTTRACK

Fast Track

With Andrew Ralich, Co-Founder and CEO of oneZero Financial Systems, a leading provider of low latency software systems for the financial markets....show more

 

Single-Dealer Platforms offering high precision toolsets to give clients what they need

FX e-Commerce and Platforms

Banks have made major investments in single-dealer platforms in recent years but as the technology is commoditised, platforms need to add unique value in a fully customisable format if they are to gain market share. Joel Clark reports...show more

 

Single Dealer Platforms: The quest to deliver a more impressive digital experience.

FX e-Commerce and Platforms

Multi-channel, multi-asset and multi-dealer: The Single Dealer Platform continues to evolve. To discover more, Frances Faulds talks to two leading FX providers to see how they are adapting their e-commerce offerings to the changing landscape in FX....show more

 

The Platform Provider Viewpoint

FX e-Commerce and Platforms

John Ashworth, CEO of Caplin Systems talks to Frances Faulds about the evolution, and the changing face of Single Dealer Platforms....show more

 

The future of Electronic FX Options trading: Putting the building blocks in place

FX e-Commerce and Platforms

John Crisp, Director of Product Strategy at FENICS explores how the electronic trading of FX options has evolved and what factors are likely to encourage greater usage of automation for these relatively complex instruments....show more

 

New models and methodologies: taking your automated FX trading to the next level

Automated FX Trading

Popularity of automated trading systems has been constantly growing throughout the years. On the one hand, the reason of such popularity is that an automated trading system allows a trader to generate more trades (a robot allows to analyze more trading instruments and timeframes simultaneously) and excludes the psychological factor when making decisions. On the other hand, automated trading is popularized by brokerage companies and developers of trading platforms and trading systems....show more

 

CEP - A disruptive technology changing the face of FX

Forex Technology

Complex Event Processing (CEP) technology is continuing to expand further out across and beyond capital markets and banking sectors - including at FX retail and institutional levels. Top use cases from just a few years ago - headed by algo trading - have been leapfrogged lately by auto hedging and risk, market surveillance and FX e-commerce. Roger Aitken examines the landscape. ...show more

 

Utilizing cloud computing architectures for improved control over risk and FX back-office operations

Forex Technology

With cloud computing services continuing to have a dramatic impact on the delivery of FX trading applications, Joe Morgan looks at where we can expect to see further significant use of the technology being applied to post trade and FX risk management operations....show more

 

Improving FX Market Data delivery with Managed Network connectivity services

Forex Technology

Joe Morgan discovers more about how managed network connectivity solutions can significantly improve the delivery of FX market data between FX trading venues, counterparties and data centers and what tools and applications are now available via managed network providers to help High Frequency FX trading firms analyse their pricing, trading and post-trade data processing activities....show more

 

Unified Messaging: helping to extend FX trading platforms beyond the enterprise

Forex Technology

Joe Morgan examines how a new generation of middleware messaging architectures can now be leveraged to help platform developers overcome many of the difficulties in moving real-time FX data across multiple delivery channels....show more

 

Cutting through the noise - leveraging web content curation for FX trading applications

Social Media

Emmett Kilduff, CEO and founder of Eagle Alpha, explains the concept of content curation. He also outlines how companies specialised in monitoring and filtering digital information from a wide variety of social media, news sources, websites, forums and chat rooms across the web can provide deeper market insights and actionable data for high performance FX trading firms looking to build alpha generating strategies and trading models. ...show more

 

Trader Diary - A tale of winners and losers

Retail FX trading

Samuel J. Rae gives us an overview of the ups and downs he has experienced with his trading strategies over the last three months and the steps he takes to maintain a positive risk reward ratio....show more

 

Electronification and the future growth of FX Options

Special Report

Strides have been made in electronic trading for FX options recently and as Frances Faulds discovers there are still more to come....show more

 

Financial Cloud Services – utilising scalable solutions for FX trading applications

Special Report

Dan Barnes investigates why Cloud computing is challenging the status quo in FX and how a diverse range of ecosystems are now available to cater for banks, FX brokers, asset managers and high performance trading firms. ...show more

 

FX Prime Brokerage - an industry transforming itself

Special Report

The FX prime brokerage industry has transformed in recent years with new prime of primes (PoPs) emerging to fill the gap created by the retreat of tier one prime brokers’. Nicholas Pratt reports on the latest developments....show more

 

Coping with Brexit - How electronic platforms held up during the world’s messiest divorce

Special Report

Nicholas Hastings investigates how platforms and trading venues coped with volumes and market volatility during the recent UK referendum event....show more

 

Granularity, analytics, speed and delivery - competition heats up across the FX data space

Special Report

The rapid growth in electronic trading venues for FX, technology advancements and greater regulatory demands and scrutiny are greatly impacting how FX firms source, manage and use market data. Frances Faulds investigates....show more

Meeting regulations & compliance - the growing burden of Trade Reporting

Special Report

Trade reporting obligations for all derivatives products began six years ago in the US, under Dodd-Frank, and four years ago in the EU, when all entities active in the EU derivatives market, whether using derivatives for trading, hedging or investment purposes, were impacted by EMIR. ...show more

 

Data Management and the Cloud

Special Report

Storing and managing large amounts of market data from data centres has become very reliant on the cloud to enable low latency and streaming on-demand delivery for flexible computing power with a low footprint. ...show more

Big Data: Mining new data for FX

Special Report

Big data brings with it many opportunities for FX firms to personalise their FX services and enhance trade flows by tailoring pricing based upon customers’ historical trading behaviour as well as fine-tune algorithms, gain better intelligence and MIS to make better decisions and maximise pricing and trading. It is also unearthing new data sets for both trading and performance analysis....show more

 

Detect, Test, Screen and Audit: Models of defence for better Cybersecurity in FX

Special Report

Nicholas Hastings explores why the FX market with its massive daily turnover and multiplicity of traders, providers, platforms, brokers and lines of communications is particularly attractive to cyber attackers and what can be done to protect against them....show more

 

Saxo Markets

Meet the team

e-Forex speaks with Peter Plester, Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Saxo Markets, the Institutional Division of Saxo Bank Group....show more

 

CMC Markets

Meet the team

e-Forex speaks with Richard Elston, Head of Institutional at UK-based CMC Markets (CMC), one of the leading international providers of CFD and FX trading....show more

 

Broadway Technology - a FinTech company with innovation running through its DNA

Meet the team

e-Forex speaks with Tyler Moeller and Joshua Walsky, Co-founders of Broadway Technology....show more

 

ThinkMarkets - A company built around service, integrity and trust

Meet the team

e-Forex speaks with senior executives at ThinkMarkets the award winning global brokerage headquartered in the UK and Australia....show more

 

Gold-i A very smart disrupter helping MetaTrader brokers worldwide

Meet the team

UK-headquartered FinTech company, Gold-i is widely respected throughout the industry for enhancing the capabilities of MetaTrader brokers worldwide. With its growing portfolio of products for MT4 and MT5 brokers and ongoing focus on innovation, the company continues to lead the market as it expands into new territories. <br>In this feature, e-Forex talks to Gold-i’s Founder and CEO, Tom Higgins and members of his team about the company’s recent achievements, global expansion plans and future ambitions....show more

 

National Bank of Abu Dhabi - gearing up to be a market leader in electronic distribution across the MENA region

Regional Provider Profile

e-Forex speaks with David Wilkins, Head of Global Markets e-commerce at National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD). ...show more

 

ForexTime (FXTM) - the global broker with a local touch

Regional Provider Profile

e-Forex talks with Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist for the Gulf and Middle East, at FXTM....show more

 

The e-Forex Surgery: Online FX Prime Brokerage

The e-Forex Surgery

Stephen Dispenza answers questions about FX Prime Brokerage....show more

 

SWFX technology - servicing the Decentralised Swiss FX marketplace

The e-Forex Surgery

With Alain Broyon & Dr. Andre Duka....show more

 

eTrading : an opportunity to improve OTC market mechanisms.

FOCUS

Carlo Kolzer explains how new web-based technology has the potential to improve buy-side access to liquidity by reducing credit risk related restrictions....show more

 

FX Prime Brokerage - breaking the credit lock.

FOCUS

The development of FXPB represents a revolutionary change to the structure of FX trading and credit relationships and offers many benefits to all participants in the FX market says Lori Mirek....show more

Delivering Online FX Research & Analytics

FOCUS

The new Forex trader: New tools, classic analysis Raghee Horner looks at how traders can best take advantage of the benefits that the Internet and advanced web technology brings....show more

 

FORUM: Delivering state-of-the-art online FX Research and Analytics

FOCUS

In our FORUM 4 major players discuss issues surrounding Online FX Research & Analytics....show more

 

Gauging the potential for online trading in leading emerging market currencies

FOCUS

Nicholas Pratt examines what prospects today’s leading emerging markets have to become an efficient and reliable online trading market place....show more

 

Leveraging local expertise and liquidity strategies to provide comprehensive e-commerce and e-FX services

FOCUS

Frances Maguire discovers how banks are using their own regional expertise to rapidly expand their e-FX services in key emerging markets....show more

 

Gaining competitive advantage with FX Aggregation services

FOCUS

If what you see is truly what you get then it is little surprise that traders are investing heavily in FX aggregation. But, says Nicholas Pratt, with such a wide variety of products on offer, how do traders pick the most appropriate solution?...show more

 

Strength, experience & innovation – pivotal issues when choosing a strategic partner for FX Prime Brokerage services

FOCUS

While FX prime brokerage is already a growth area, the added complexity of mandatory clearing for NDFs and FX options is likely to give the segment another boost as those drawn into clearing consider the benefits of a prime broker. Frances Maguire looks at what is in store....show more

 

What holds the key to mainstream adoption of Algorithmic FX trading?

Under the Microscope

Bob McDowall discusses the themes of buy-side growth, technology challenges and reducing market resistance that may provide the key to mainstream adoption of Algorithmic trading in FX markets....show more

 

Central & Eastern Europe

Regional eFX Perspective

Heather McLean interviews major technology vendors and FX buy-side and sell-side players in the region....show more

 

Africa

Regional eFX Perspective

Richard Willsher discovers how trade and telecommunications infrastructure shape the current foreign exchange market in Africa as a whole and although South Africa is the continent’s leading electronic trading market, he outlines why we can expect to see growth in e-FX taking place in many other countries within the continent over the next few years....show more

 

Australasia – an emerging powerhouse of digital FX innovation

Regional eFX Perspective

Richard Willsher reports on how a strong regulatory environment coupled with increasing demand for new, more efficient trading technologies, particularly from buyside firms is driving the development of e-FX across Australasia....show more

 

The Middle East - scope for growth in electronic FX

Regional eFX Perspective

There is still plenty of scope for growth in e-FX trading across The Middle East region and Richard Willsher reports on how leading providers are meeting the need for the benefits it brings....show more

 

Regional e-FX perspective on sub-Saharan Africa

Regional eFX Perspective

Although dazzled by its own diversity, hampered by economics, politics, poverty and lack of infrastructure, sub-Saharan Africa is a continent full of e-FX possibilities as Richard Willsher discovers....show more

 

Retail FX in Africa

Regional eFX Perspective

Retail customers tend have two reasons to engage with foreign exchange. One is through remittances. The other is through speculative trading....show more

 

Asian FX e-trading: beyond the tipping point

Regional eFX Perspective

As foreign exchange trading volumes swing further towards Asia, eFX takes centre stage, writes Richard Willsher...show more

RMB now sixth most used currency for global payments

Regional eFX Perspective

According to recent SWIFT data, the RMB was now in the top six of world payment currencies by value with a share of 1.67%....show more

 

Regional e-FX perspective on Canada

Regional eFX Perspective

Richard Willsher reports that although Canada is set to see increased adoption of electronic FX channels, voice trading continues to account for a surprisingly large proportion of turnover in the regional FX market....show more

 

A blockchain-based world: Is the vision too big?

CryptoCurrencies

When it comes to the Blockchain, keep taking the small steps, says William Essex. Then you can change everything...show more

 

The evolving Blockchain and what it might mean for FX

CryptoCurrencies

There’s more to distributed ledgers than just distribution and book-keeping, as William Essex discovers....show more

 

FX Clearing House: How Blockchain could triple Spot-FX liquidity

CryptoCurrencies

The creation of a digital distributed ledger Clearing House promises to increase participation in Spot FX markets, breaking a choke on the current access to liquidity. When non-bank electronic market makers entered the FX space they found a set of rules and agreements from the 20th century. The sell-side dominance of liquidity provision, based on the size of their balance sheets, gives them an untenable grip on who can trade with who. Now Baxter-FX has designed a model that will allow all-to-all trading in Spot-FX, by creating central clearing with a distributed ledger called “FXCH” (FX Clearing House). e-Forex talks to Franck Mikulecz, Managing Director of the firm to learn more about it....show more

 

The Blockchain Ecosystem - Who can you trust?

CryptoCurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are back in fashion with blockchain designers. But future prosperity really depends on bankers getting past their trust issues, says William Essex....show more

 

The Bitcoin Rock

CryptoCurrencies

Newly listed on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is BitcoinETI, an asset-backed Exchange Traded Instrument that is “invested exclusively in Bitcoin, making it the first European regulated product for the leading digital currency,” as the paperwork puts it. Nick Cowan, Managing Director of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), and Paul Astengo, Senior Executive at The Gibraltar Finance Centre, spoke to William Essex about Bitcoin, Europe and Gibraltar’s role as an “innovative financial jurisdiction”....show more

 

Keeping up with the blockchain

CryptoCurrencies

Everybody’s talking about it and you should be listening, says William Essex...show more

 

The slow algo movement

CryptoCurrencies

Happy third birthday to NXT, the relatively enduring “decentralised financial platform” (the word “blockchain” fits in there somewhere), which cut the cake in November 2016. Nxt was “coded entirely from scratch”, and has handled around 2.3 million transactions to date. Nxt’s Dave Pearce spoke to William Essex about Nxt and the future of FX....show more

 

Back to Bitcoin?

CryptoCurrencies

Blockchain builders and regulators need to face their greatest fear, suggests William Essex....show more

 

Bitcoin - take it seriously

CryptoCurrencies

Jersey-based Global Advisors offer the listed Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund (GABI) and their Bitcoin Tracker One ETN, which you’ll find on Nasdaq. Take one look at GABI’s performance since inception in 2014, and you’ll want to know more. William Essex spoke to JeanMarie Mognetti, co-principal, head of trading & operations, Global Advisors....show more

 

Scaring the regulators?

CryptoCurrencies

Is regulatory wariness really an obstacle to blockchain adoption? William Essex spoke to lawyer Arnaud Touati, associate member of the Paris Bar’s legalinnovation incubator....show more

 

Making sense with CORTEXFX

Platform Profile

The CORTEX brand is synonymous with 2 concepts - Intelligence and Advantage. Just as the CORTEX of the brain controls the senses, CORTEXFX, (which is the first product to be launched under BNP Paribas new electronic trading brand) allows BNP Paribas clients to take full control of their FX trading environment using a feature rich, stable, platform. Thomas Soede, global head of e-commerce at BNP Paribas talks to Frances Maguire about the launch of BNP Paribas advanced multi-product FX trading platform. Employing cutting edge trading technology, CORTEXFX offers efficient execution and a one-stop point of access to a range of intelligent electronic products, tools and services from BNP Paribas. ...show more

MFX Vector: Empowering the buy-side with state of the art technology

Platform Profile

Investors today are confronted by a bewildering array of execution tools. While all undoubtedly have their place, the challenge lies in knowing what to use and when.Equally important is the justification of those execution decisions after the fact; to internal stakeholders, regulators and clients....show more

 

Liquidity provision and the changing face of currency relationships

Liquidity Management

As banks withdraw from market-making, a growing number of non-banks are stepping in to fi ll the void as Nicholas Pratt discovers....show more

 

Leaving it to the specialists: Overcoming liquidity constraints in FX

Liquidity Management

Access to liquidity has always been a primary concern for FX traders – from ensuring there are the necessary credit lines to the technology needed to locate and access the various venues. In recent years the dynamics behind liquidity provision have changed markedly and as Nicholas Pratt discovers, the competition has become more diverse....show more

(Real) Trends in e-trading - coming to a floor near you.

Features

Tomorrows winners in the world of FX trading will be those offering tangible value to their customers and not just fancy web-sites with bells and whistles states Bill Moran....show more

 

TWIST – an update.

Features

We ask Tom Buschman, who is leading the TWIST industry standard initiative, for another update on its progress....show more

 

What role can SWIFT play in facilitating electronic FX trading?

Features

Patrick de Courcy discusses the broad role that SWIFT can play in helping to define and implement the next generation of generic standards for the FX market....show more

 

STP:dealing with the myths.

Features

The importance of the benefits that STP can bring to your business cannot be overlooked argues Vinny Lisanti....show more

 

Legal Issues and Patent related issues. What threats to FX eCommerce?

Features

Patents can provide protection for developers of new eFX systems but can also pose a threat, particularly the business method patent. Ari Laakkonen examines the issues....show more

 

Maturing eFX - providing the foundation for broader e-solutions

Features

Shane Galligan discusses the changing eFX needs of the buy-side and what effect this is having in driving demands on the sell-side to develop new, broader e-solutions....show more

 

What is Best Execution in the Foreign Exchange market?

Features

There is some confusion surrounding the idea of Best Execution in the FX market. Chip Lowry shows how tricky it is to define and the difficulty to empirically prove it....show more

 

Online Asset Management in motion

Features

Charles-Henri Sabet outlines how the Internet revolution has brought lower trading costs and real-time information to liberate the investor and level the playing field for the manager of funds....show more

 

eFX and the Front Office – Asset Managers embrace trade OMS

Features

Susannah Quirion shows how, in the near future, asset managers should expect to see a complete automation of the FX process, with more deeply integrated OMS technology and functionality....show more

 

Online FX dealing – Building efficiencies between subsidiaries and Group Treasury

Features

James Hodge looks at where the corporate demand for Online Trading and STP Platforms is coming from and how American and European firms may differ in their use of these platforms....show more

 

The electronic trading of derivatives – is it here at last?

Features

Derivative volumes continue to grow and Tom Binks explains how he and many of his industry colleagues expect to see a continued migration of business from voice to screen based trading....show more

 

FX Option pricing – developing an online capability

Features

Nicolas de Breteuil looks at the benefits of being able to offer an electronic Options trading platform and the sort of functionality it should offer....show more

 

Component-based platforms – offering another choice for eFX

Features

Aviv Handler demonstrates how taking an asset-neutral, service-based component approach to trading systems represents a sustainable way of ensuring competitive service in the FX business....show more

 

Exceptions processing in FX trading - automation is reducing costs

Features

As financial institutions strive for STP it’s important to keep in mind that it cannot be achieved without straight-through exception processing (STEP). Colin Day investigates....show more

 

The challenge for FX trading systems – Continuous availability

Features

Rajeev Kotyan looks at the impact of downtime in the eFX marketplace and the two most prominent approaches to minimising it....show more

 

The Internet: Can it really meet the future demands of e-FX?

Features

Nicholas Pratt sets out to discover whether there is a finite level to the internet’s capacity to support the future demands of e-FX....show more

 

The Internalisation model: helping the sell-side extend the e-FX value proposition

Features

James Kemp examines the drivers and impacts of the internalisation model....show more

 

Past and future evolution of online FX options trading

Features

Dr David Gershon outlines the evolutionary pathway leading towards online option trading...show more

 

Exploring derivative frontiers: extending the reach of electronic FX Option platforms

Features

Frances Maguire speaks to a selection of providers to explore the gradual climb towards fully automating the complexity of FX options....show more

 

FX dips toes in Dark Pools

Features

Axel Pierron looks at how trading in dark pools, traditionally dominant in equities trading is also making its way to FX....show more

 

Extending connectivity to meet the demands of latency sensitive FX Trading

Features

Mark Akass looks at why with the adoption and evolution of advanced trading strategies in the FX market, the importance of latency is the key question that will arise....show more

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FX Prime Brokerage: What does it take to be a provider of choice?

Features

The dramatic defaults of Lehman Brothers and AIG prompted a flight to quality in the FX prime brokerage market. Frances Maguire looks at what it takes to be a provider of choice in the current environment and in the future....show more

 

Deploying Proximity Hosting for Achieving Ultra-low Latency FX

Features

The drive by trading houses and boutiques to secure ultra-low latency solutions to FX market venues and their matching engines has been cranked up of late, with deployment of proximity hosting being a must-have offering. Roger Aitken examines the state of play in proximity hosting and co-location services, semantics aside....show more

 

Streamlining and simplification of FX trading operations with more unified post trade architectures

Features

Mandatory clearing of NDFs via CCPs is expected to be implemented this year and with clearing of FX Options to follow, Frances Maguire looks at whether the changes to the back office will bring more joined-up processing for FX....show more

 

Visualisation – achieving real-time perspectives of the FX liquidity landscape

Features

A new generation of liquidity aggregation technologies and liquidity management toolsets can now assist high performance FX sell-side and buy-side firms to visualise liquidity and therefore accelerate deployment of alpha generating algorithms and optimise the implementation of their trading strategies. Nicholas Pratt explores what factors and FX business drivers are creating demand for improved real-time views of FX liquidity. ...show more

 

FX Portals – segmenting the market?

Marketplace

Each FX trading portal has distinctive features attracting a different client base. James Kemp looks at whether they are segmenting the FX market and what overall effect that might have....show more

 

The exchange model and FX: weighing up the challenges

Marketplace

Anthony Scholfield examines the factors that may move the FX market towards an ‘exchange model’ providing an open architecture and aggregated “one stop” liquidity, algorithmic order processing and central clearing facilities....show more

 

FX serves up a dish of connectivity spaghetti

Marketplace

Jon Vollemaere, co-Founder of FXecosystem shares some thoughts on low latency trading for FX and some pasta recipes. ...show more

 

From TCA to Execution Algorithms - FXone Seabury increases its product spread

Provider Profile

With Rosario M. Ingargiola, President and Chief Executive Officer of FXone Seabury Financial Solutions (SFS)....show more

 

Advanced Markets - a true innovator of wholesale liquidity, technology and credit solutions for the FX brokers

Provider Profile

e-Forex speaks with Anthony Brocco, Executive Chairman of Advanced Markets Ltd., a company that now serves more than 40,000 clients across 30 countries globally....show more

 

360T Extending the value chain for all their clients

Provider Profile

e-Forex talks with Andrew Cromie, Global Head of Product Management for Institutional Investors, 360T Group, the award-winning multi-bank, multi-asset trading platform for OTC financial instruments....show more

 

MFX Compass: Levelling the e-FX playing field

Provider Profile

In an increasingly volatile market, it has never been more important for FX market makers to have a robust, agile and profitable e-FX risk management offering....show more

 

A company working to transform the future of FX trading

Provider Profile

e-Forex talks with Peter Jörgne CEO and Henrik Dubajic, Global Head of Sales at Aphelion, the award winning technology company whose team of software architects and partners have been working in the e-FX market since 1996....show more

 

Portware - A company of supreme problem solvers that focuses on enhancing the client experience

Provider Profile

e-Forex talks with Alfred Eskandar, Chief Executive Officer, Portware, a FactSet Company, the award winning provider of solutions that transform the way financial institutions analyze, communicate, and execute investment ideas....show more

 

An introduction to OTC Exchange Network

Provider Profile

OTC Exchange Network was established by electronic trading and e-FX technology expert Rosario M. Ingargiola, previously CEO of FXone, where he led the design and development of one of the most comprehensive institutional FX exchange technology stacks in the market, used by global Tier-1 clients. e-Forex talked to him about his latest venture....show more

 

Building bridges between IT and the trading world

Provider Profile

Solid FX is a privately held IT development & consultancy firm, specialised in automated FX trading solutions and custom software development for the financial sector. The company was founded in 2010, by two experienced algorithmic traders, José and Diego Baptista, who had extensive knowledge of both the FX market and HFT technologies. e-Forex talks with their CEO José Baptista to learn more about this fast growing company....show more

 

The last thing FX needs is the World Cup!

Currency Clips

Noureldeen Mufeed Kh. Al Hammoury Market Strategist at ADS Securities...show more

 

Asian currencies to weaken versus the USD in H2 2014

Currency Clips

John. J. Hardy Head of FX Strategy at Saxo Bank...show more

 

Common macro backdrop, different perspectives

Currency Clips

Bartosz Sawicki Head of Research at TMS Brokers...show more

 

Scandinavia in Focus

Currency Clips

Stan Klebaner Chief Business Development Officer at FinFx Trading Oy ...show more

 

AUD: Navigating the China slowdown

Currency Clips

When the Chinese economy roared out of the gates and onto the global stage, its major trading partners were the envy of the world. Australia, with approximately a quarter of its total exports going to China, was one of the lucky few. However, as the initial Chinese sprint slows to a trot, the close trading ties Australia boasts have turned from an advantage into the country’s Achilles heel. Among the industries hardest hit in this economic slump is the mining sector. Iron ore ...show more

 

Spotlight on the ECB

Currency Clips

We expected some market volatility with the ECB meeting in December. There were signifi cant expectations concerning how far President Mario Draghi will expand the QE programme. The infl ation target of 2% has been said to be the primary objective of the central bank and Draghi mentioned that he will do whatever it takes to boost Eurozone infl ation -and growth - in the near future. ...show more

 

Will the Aussie Dollar head lower in 2016?

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Will the Aussie Dollar head lower in 2016?...show more

 

The ECB tries everything

Currency Clips

There is definitely something that cannot be hidden, the current European crisis is deeper than expected....show more

 

The Brazilian real: Every dog has its day

Currency Clips

Sometimes in the world of finance the simple approaches can work out the best. ...show more

 

Middle East investors head for the Yen

Currency Clips

From the middle of 2015 through the start of this year Middle East investors and traders have moved into the currency markets, in large numbers, to hedge their local equities investments primarily buying the Japanese yen....show more

 

Vulnerability of Asian currencies in the next half

Currency Clips

For the second half of 2016, Asian currencies continue to be vulnerable owing to weakness in economies and uncertainty on US rate hikes prospect. We look at some of the issues on 4 of the biggest economies in Asia. ...show more

 

A roller coaster ride with the Aussie Dollar

Currency Clips

The Aussie Dollar has had a roller coaster start and after a massive selloff, we have reached a low after touching the 0.685 mark. Investors are facing the question as to whether this is a line in the sand or not but the only way to answer this is to look at the policy stance by the Royal Bank of Australia....show more

 

The CHF set to strengthen on Brexit fears

Currency Clips

Unlike many other financial market events, the EU referendum not only has potentially extreme consequences but is also purely binary. Opinion polls are showing a dead heat between the “leave” and “stay” votes, with numbers well within the margin of error. This could mean the UK is in the EU on June 23 and planning an exit strategy on June 24. For financial markets, Brexit would have significantly greater consequences than a “remain” vote, so that is what we are focusing on – not because we like chaos but because that is where the greatest risk lies....show more

 

More to come from the Yen

Currency Clips

As the Brexit referendum looms, the focus is on GBP pairs both before and after the vote results. Here in the Middle East, investors will be the first to trade the currency market immediately after the referendum purely due to the time difference. At the moment Middle East investors overwhelmingly believe that the UK will remain in the EU. As a result, these same investors will likely turn to GBPJPY due to its fast movements, and this is good for ‘hit and run’ traders. Despite the notable rise across the board that began in December of last year and has continued until today, it appears that there is still more to come from the yen in the next few weeks. USDJPY has lost more than 14.5% since mid-December of last year, despite the introduction of negative rates by the Bank of Japan and the Government delaying a sales tax increase until 2019. ...show more

 

Gravity and the Brazilian real

Currency Clips

The performance of emerging market currencies can often be split between domestic factors and overall sentiment towards EM in general. One of the major forces driving overall sentiment over recent years has been expectations of higher interest rates from the US Federal Reserve. There are two primary reasons for this. The first is the fear of and/or actual reversal of flows that were driven by the Fed’s easy monetary policy of recent years. Second is the pressure from EM dollar denominated debt, increasing the funding pressure on EM governments and corporates. But it’s not been the be all and end all of the past 3 years, which have seen EM FX as an asset class lose around one-third of its value....show more

 

What’s driving growth in trading of Asian currencies?

Currency Clips

The recent past has shown a growing interest among currency traders to trade in Asian currencies, with the currency contracts listed on exchanges in Dubai and Singapore witnessing a growth or 30% or more in the year 2015. ...show more

 

The Aussie Dollar - where to go from here?

Currency Clips

A weaker currency is mostly considered as the key by most central banks if they want to stimulate growth. Monetary policy is the common approach that they use to devalue the currency. The currency warmed to a level of 0.6859 at the start of this year when the Fed were immensely bullish with respect to their interest rate hike. Nevertheless, it then regained its losses by touching the high of 0.7810 in late April for this year which was nearly over 14.75%; a signifi cant move when it comes to currency trading. Since then, we have given up some of these gains, but it is still up nearly 11.07% since the start of this year....show more

 

German economy suffers and ECB is still on the dovish side

Currency Clips

Over the past weeks, German data has provided quite a disappointment after July factory orders came in below expectations at 0.2% m/m vs. 0.5% m/m. In addition, July industrial production was also very weak. Consensus bet on a quasi-fl at print at 0.1% m/m but the fi gure was released in negative territory at -1.5% m/m. Germany’s economic data is very troubling, especially when we consider that the country is the main driver of the Eurozone....show more

 

Pound weakness can unwind in Q4

Currency Clips

The British pound was the worst performer since the beginning of this year compared to G10 currencies. This drop intensifi ed after the U.K electorate voted in favour of a referendum to leave the EU. Meanwhile, Sterling fell by more than 13% against the U.S Dollar before finding a temporary low around 1.2798 level....show more

 

The Brazilian real stands out

Currency Clips

In theory at least, the carry trade should not exist. But theory and practise often diverge and even more so in the FX markets. Carry is what you make from the interest rate differential between two currencies. Currencies are money and money bears interest, so if you borrow (go short) in a lowyielding currency and invest (go long) in a high yielding currency, you will receive positive carry (or interest)....show more

 

Italy says no, ECB still on the dovish side

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It was clear that against a backdrop of global crisis, Italy would defy its government and not allow it the chance to apply European austerity policies. Matteo Renzi has made a wise decision by announcing his dismissal as he does not represent what Italians want. ...show more

 

Where next for Sterling?

Currency Clips

It has been a torrid few months for the pound, with the outcome of the Brexit referendum providing the fi rst of a series of notable legs down for the pair. Cable for example may be trading a few cents above those 31 year lows of 1.20 which were touched in the wake of the “flash crash” at the start of October, but does sterling deserve to be looking so depressed as 2016 comes to a close?...show more

 

Testing China

Currency Clips

Beyond US shores, nowhere has Trump’s election as the next US President been more acutely felt as it has in Asia and on Asian currencies in particular. ...show more

 

Growth Prospects Improving for Aussie in 2017

Currency Clips

It is the optimism about the growth in year 2017, which has shrugged off the losses for the Aussie after its brutal GDP number. If you look at the county’s GDP, it has not contracted since March 2011. Thus, there was no surprise that we have seen such a reaction by traders when the GDP number was released. ...show more

 

Pound’s outlook ahead of triggering the EU exit clause

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It has been a rough month for the Pound as the UK currency has been feeling the pressure from the implications of the Brexit decision; the prospects of a British economy outside the EU and the uncertainty surrounding the robustness of the domestic market in the years to come. ...show more

 

Outlook for the dollar: monetary policy vs trade policy

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So far this year, the monetary policy divergence theme has pushed the dollar higher, but can this theme continue? A lot depends on what if anything the Trump administration does about trade. ...show more

 

Japanese Yen Outlook Versus US Dollar

Currency Clips

Japan’s economy is seeing faster growth. Japanese Q4 GDP growth in 2016 was revised up to 1.2%, showing four straight quarters of growth, indicating the Japanese economy expanding at a faster pace. Improved export conditions, corporate profi ts and capex (which benefi ts from the weakening of the yen post the US presidential election) is the major factor that has contributed to economic growth. ...show more

 

The Euro - walking a tightrope

Currency Clips

No fi rework, no noise as expected from the ECB. The press conference was colourless as well however Draghi was a little less dovish. The initial move for the Euro was towards the downside as the decision gives a signal that Draghi is still dovish. The ECB still sees the QE running for its course. ...show more

 

Becoming mission critical the profound metamorphosis taking place with Post Trade FX services

Market Infrastructure

Caroline Henshaw investigates how long considered simple back-office functions and post-trade processes are playing an increasingly important role in shaping global currency markets as stricter regulations and tighter margins prompt companies to streamline their workflows....show more

 

FX – The Wild West of Capitalism?

Foreword

Heering Ligthart argues that a truly global market such as foreign exchange probably cannot be regulated, but individual market participants can and should be....show more

 

The healthy future of the FX market as shown by the BIS report

Foreword

Godfried De Vidts, President of the ACI, looks for the reasons behind the improved market turnover highlighted in the recent BIS 2004 results....show more

 

Evolution and diversification in FX over the past 3 years

Foreword

Godfried De Vidts looks back over the last 3 years since he took up the chair of the ACI....show more

 

Financial Markets: Are we heading back to normality?

Foreword

Some economies are showing signs of recovery. Will it be sustainable? Will the financial markets industry find a way back to 'normality'? What will be the consequences for the FX markets? The financial crisis has highlighted just how little is known about the structure of banks' international balance sheets and other issues of interconnectedness. Nowadays we are all waiting for what the regulatory environment comes up with next.......show more

 

From FX Regulation to FX Taxation

Foreword

The financial markets have never before seen so many reviews looking at fresh ways to regulate. Although Regulation and Taxation may no longer be real news to us, the frequency and attention given to the topic in public discussion is increasing....show more

 

China – taking the first steps towards more open financial markets

Foreword

I want to talk about the efforts China has been making to set up rules and regulations for its Financial Industry but will first comment about the FX business continuing to dominate many headlines around the world....show more

Barclays Capital FX Trader- Leveraging Innovative Technology

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Global CLS Bank Settlement Service Links Market With Vendor Registration Programme

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ICor Brokerage Conquers Asia/Pacific - readies for European Launch

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Standard Chartered launches escape

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Merrill Lynch GFX enhances client service

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Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein announces two new e-features for FX clients

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JPMorgan expands its e-commerce capabilities

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HSBC delivers enhanced e-trading functionality

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Bloomberg FX Enhances STP Capabilities

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FairEx’s Innovation wins Infocomm Awards

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Instinet and Citibank Announce Alliance to form The Instinet FX Cross

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UBS Warburg launches FX Trader “Lite” and enhances FX Option Trader

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SG launches new version of Idealforex

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GFI Launches FENICS FX 2002

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FXmicropay – changing the pricing paradigm of foreign exchange

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Royal Bank of Scotland signs on to Money Market Connect (MM ConnectSM)

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Higher Autodealing Limits for UBS Warburg

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360T to offer commercial paper trading

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Cognotec launches FXall DIRECT

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FXaLL INTEGRATES WITH FXpress SYSTEM

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EBS Trader to be fully integrated on Bloomberg

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CLS Bank live with four additional currencies

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TraderTools develops "AutoFill" for OMS

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Trading Technologies & FlexTrade to offer Hotspot FXism

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Calyon upgrades global FX Trading platform

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CME FX on Reuters Launches

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BTM strengthens the functionality of FX@BTM

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FXall launches Altair

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New Position Management Tool announced by Currenex

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Reuters announces next generation transaction strategy

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Fortis Bank selects TRS from Telerate and MarketXS

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GFI to Connect to UBS FX Option Trader

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RBS offers web based IAS39 Toolkit

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SEB to use FFastFill’s managed service

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Calyon becomes latest EBS Prime Bank

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Logicscope introduces TradeSTP Deal Notification Product

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IFX in US acquisition

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Reuters TBS achieves trading record

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ActForex introduces WinTraderâ„¢

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Lava launches LavaFX

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Online FX charting service added to HSBCnet

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UNIBANKA selects ICYFX

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Ericsson joins buyside users of SD-FX

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State Street signs 5 Canadian banks to post-trade FX tool

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Wachovia delivers flexible solutions

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Trader Gamesâ„¢ launches real-time online FX game

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WestLB goes live with Gissing Software’s ConteX MCS

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Baxter-FX and ICY announce agreement

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GFT’s DealBook® FX 2 to feature multiple currencies

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MarketXS Introduces TradeNet

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FXpress releases FIRSTâ„¢ Treasury workstation

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Cognotec top for seventh year

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Bloomberg Introduces FX Fixing Rates

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The Bank of New York upgrades iConfirm system

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360T® reports soaring FX Spot service

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Digitec commences FX Spot pricing initiative

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Dukascopy offers a technology solution for Central Bank interventions

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RBS expands offering to Hedge Fund community

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FFastFill Signs RBC Capital Markets for CME FX on Reuters service

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Nordea improves electronic FX trading

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FXDD launches automated currency trading platform

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FNX Solutions rolls out new real-time cross asset blotter

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CalPERS selects LavaFX for Foreign Exchange trading

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eSignal offers Forex content (and free strategies)

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GAIN Capital group launches FOREXTrader

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Wall Street Systems announces eConfirmations capabilities

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Portware sees growth in client use of Algo FX

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Interbank FX launches new (GPS) Software

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360T® opens in New York and Singapore

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Traiana launches the Harmonyâ„¢ Allocation Service

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TraderTools to provide Software as a Service

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FXall goes live with Accelor

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Currenex extends order capabilities

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GL TRADE completes acquisition of FNX Solutions

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Trading Forex & Money Markets via the Internet.

e-FX Industry Report

Armin Dahl and Gerald Kutschke provide a summary of the results from the recent KPMG Consulting AG survey taken from amongst DAX-100 companies....show more

 

Retail meets Wholesale FX: A growing convergence

e-FX Industry Report

With both sides of the market converging, Mark Galant looks at how all FX clients will gain equal access to superior service and technology. ...show more

 

Electronic trading systems capture one half of global FX volume

e-FX Industry Report

Peter D’Amario reports on the remarkable increase in electronic forex trading activity over the past 12 months....show more

 

Electronic trading tops 60% of Global FX trading volume

e-FX Industry Report

Strong growth in electronic trading activity last year pushed electronic foreign exchange volumes above 60% of the overall global FX market for the first time. ...show more

 

FX Trading 2.0

e-FX Industry Report

Brad Bailey is a research director with Celent’s Securities and Investments practice...show more

 

5,000 foot view of Multi-Asset EMS FX functionalities

e-FX Industry Report

The global foreign exchange (FX) industry has gone through quite a transformation over the last 40 years, both from a market infrastructure/market dynamics perspective and as a result of rapid technological advancement in communication mediums and trading venues....show more

 

A crucial time for portals.

Leader

Now is a key time in the development of multi-bank portals and Brian Maccaba believes that in the future they will become the chief method of price discovery for clients....show more

 

The FX distribution model – Online FX forcing tough decisions

Leader

Robin Poynder looks at some of the difficult problems facing banks in looking for the most efficient methods of distributing their transactional capability in the new eCommerce environment....show more

 

Revolutionary transformation and extraordinary opportunity &#8211; Today&#8217;s electronic FX Market is changing everything

Leader

Ian Martin looks at how the digital nervous system of e-FX is transforming the FX market....show more

 

Standing at the crossroads: Why FX must reinvent the post trade process.

Leader

Jesse Drennan explains why post-trade processing in FX demands reinventing....show more

 

Strengthening client relations with FX e-services

Leader

As many leading FX providers are now adopting more client-centric strategies when rolling out new electronic products and trading platforms, Nicholas Pratt explores in what ways electronic FX services can help improve and engender more productive client relationships....show more

 

HFT: Ban bad driving, not cars reducing the damage of disruptive high frequency trading to FX

Leader

In the race for speed, disruptive high frequency trading (HFT) behaviour and an arms race for the fastest market data threatens to cause more reputational damage to financial markets – but ban bad driving, not the cars argues Daniel Marcus....show more